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Whether you are in an abusive relationship, or if you are worried about a friend, these resources can help you get the information and help you need.
Sarah joined Women Against Abuse in September 2010 through a partnership program with the German peace and volunteer organization ARSP.
Sara* was a victim of domestic violence who transformed into a strong and capable mother with support from Women Against Abuse.
Dick MacKay knows the real reason for the holiday season—to bring hope to families in need.
The life-saving work that Women Against Abuse achieves each day would not be possible without the support of advocates in the community.
Lucia* came to the WAA emergency shelter pregnant and with five children.
Pro bono representation provided by local law firms makes a meaningful difference for the thousands of clients seeking help at our Legal Center.
Allison* cringed at her reflection in the mirror as she gently dabbed concealer over the bruises circling her eye.
Mike, a former police detective with the Philadelphia Police Department, has been working as the police liaison for Women Against Abuse, so that he can help survivors in ways he couldn’t as a detective.
Renee Norris Jones experienced 7 years of domestic violence at a time when few resources existed to help victims escape abuse.
Alyssa* had been living with her parents and was restricted to a wheelchair due to under-developed limbs.
If you or someone you know needs help, call our toll-free 24-hour Hotline: